UPDATE: We just received word the Visodate will be replica Tag Heuer wj1317.ba0573 watch selling for 355 GBP in the United Kingdom and hit shelves at the end of April.This translates to an expected MSRP of roughly $550 here in the US.Now THAT is a steal.Also, case size is 40mm.1. Hodinkee in Tissot, Tissot Visodate Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 10:41AM Believe it or not, we've featured a few watches that were made for the Nazi military.These include a Zenith, a Mimo, and an A.Lange & Sohne pilot’s watch.Today we are showing you something a little different, a 1930s Heuer military pocket watch featuring a chronograph that was actually converted to be worn on the wrist.That isn't the most interesting part though.
What makes this piece so 'dink-worthy is the engraving on the caseback.In all likelihood done at the request of the soldier himself, the back reads replica Tag Heuer cw2119.eb0017 watch;Afrika 1941” in between two crude palm trees with a swastika above it.In the denazification after World War II, many swastikas were destroyed or buffed out of items, them very difficult to find on timepieces these days.The typical military-issued German watch markings had “D” for “Deutsche” (German) followed by a serial number and ending with an “H”
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